CONDE-EN-NORMANDIE

Museum of Typography and Printing

Museums

Within the prestigious reception area at Corlet Numérique in Condé-sur-Noireau, the printers' longstanding employees offer you a fascinating insight into typographical composition and printing using equipment that dates from the early 19th century.
During your visit, you will discover an original Linotype at work, a monotype, manual printing presses, a pedal machine, an Ofmi Heidelberg press at work and a range of other equipment and lead or wood lettering, an array of pictures and illustrations along with comprehensive documentation on printing professions.
‘Moments d'Histoire à la une’ (History's Highlights) exhibition.
Unaccompanied visit. Guided tour on request.
Contact details

Museum of Typography and Printing

Corlet numériqueZA Charles Tellier
CONDE-SUR-NOIREAU

14110 CONDE-EN-NORMANDIE

Phone : 02 31 59 20 67

Rates

Gratuities

Discount - maximum age : 7 years old

Base rate - full rate adult From 2.50 €
Student rate From 1 €
Means of payment

Postal or bank cheques

Cash

Services

Shop

Facility

Guided tour

Coach Parking

Visits

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Visite guidées sur demande - yes
Average time90 minutes90 minutes

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In the foyer of Corlet Numérique’s premises in Condé-sur-Noireau, you will be greeted by some of the printing plant’s former employees who will teach you all about typesetting and typographical printing, using equipment dating back to the early 19th century. During the visit, you can see a working linotype machine (on request), manual printing presses, a pedal-powered press and a working Ofmi Heidelberg press. You will also find a variety of other equipment, lead and wooden type, stereotypes of all kinds, cutters, type cases and a wealth of information about the printing trade. Don’t miss a visit to “Moments d'histoire à la Une” (Front page splash moments) exhibition in the mezzanine.

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